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a school bus snafu leads to a clash between a principal and a parent. in this case-- both sides hold a much bigger place in the community. tonight-- why that parent says the principal has a conflict of interest problem. the parent is calling into question whether the principal should also be on norfolk city council-- or vice versa. this all started months ago-- after complaints were made because an 11 year old didn't get home on time from the school bus. there are many sides to this. and 10 on your side's brandi cummings has one no one has heard yet-- from the superintendent. brandi? tom, nicole- the parent-- who's also a community activist-- says he wants tommy smigiel to resign. not because his child got home late...but because of what happened after that. tonight 10 on your side
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school division is investigating. this story began last the academy for discovery at lakewood. he went to school, but muhammed says he couldn't get answers from anyone including school princial and norfolk city councilmember tommy smigiel. sot - michael muhammad, parent - clip 9 1:05:00 he told me several times to get out of his building and i said not until you find my child. 1:05:05 muhammad said police were called but by the time while at an event he spoke to deputy norfolk police chief larry boone. sot - michael muhammad, parent - clip 9 1:05:38 he said i got a call from the chief. chief goldsmith saying that the councilman siad you were in the building and would not leave. 1:05:44 that muhammad says is just one example of why he beleives smigiel's role as councilmember impacts his job as principal. another way-- council votes on the school budget. sot - michael muhammad, parent - clip 9 1:10:21 in that budget its an understnading as to how the money will be spent so if there was to be an increase of salary
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proposed budget and that would be known to him so))) he would in effect be voting on his bosses salary. 1:10:39 interview in december, sot - dr. melinda boone, norfolk school city counciler becasue he's a principal but he also doesnt gain any extra rights as a principal becuase he's a city councilman. 3:21:25 sot - michael muhammad, parent - clip 9 1:10:01 i beleive that is her goal belive that is her understanding of the relationship but i dont beleive thats the acuality. 1:10:12 minutes from a december school board meeting show muhammed took his complaint to the board. superintendent - clip 25 321:26 my expectations is affiliations or not the idea is what are we doing for this district to improve the educational outcomes ofr all of our children. 3:21:42 sot - michael muhammad, parent - clip 9 1:10:55 i think that he presents a clear conflict of interest i tried several times to contact tommy smigiel for our story, but could not reach him. a spokesman for the norfolk police
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neither chief goldsmith or assistant chief boone would comment on the situation. im brandi cummings 10 on your side. you can find the full statement from norfolk public schools on our website. we will post any further developments on wavy dot com. also tonight-- 4 days until we go to the polls in virginia. hampton roads is always important to the race for president. for the second time this week-- one of the republican candidates made a stop here. tonight-- senator ted cruz visited regent university. it comes two days after donald trump paid a visit. unlike trump-- cruz talked with reporters afterwards. 10 on your side's liz palka was there. liz? senator ted cruz spoke for an hour tonight here at regent university. he talked about supreme court nominees...biblical principles. as well as strong conservative values. and of course - republican
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donald trump came up too. regent's theater was packed...700 tickets were available for this event. the people i spoke to in the audience were people, who said, they have strong christian values and they like that they see that in senator cruz. but, latest polls show trump is still winning in virginia on super tuesday. so regent founder pat robertson asked cruz what his strategy was going forward. cruz said he plans to take a large portion of texas to make this a two man race. here's more. c12 20:49:57 - i think what the most likely outcome coming out of super tuesday, is donald big chunk of delegates. and then i think there is going to be a big drop off with the other candidates. an really what i hope super tuesday does is focus this race and do a two man race." cruz did say if he's elected president, on his first day he plans to have the department of justice
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planned parenthood. that certainly got a reaction out of the audience. some telling me after - they were happy to hear that. we'll have more on the event on our sister station, wavy news ten at 11. liz palka, 10 on your side. we have at least three other presidential candidates stopping in hampton roads this weekend. marco rubio will hold a rally at the virginia beach convention center on sunday. democrat hillary clinton will be campaigning in the area on monday. and republican doctor ben carson will be at regent on monday. primary day is tuesday in virginia. and-- a surprise endorsement ahead of super tuesday from chris christie. the former candidate endorsed donald trump ahead of a rally in texas. trump had previously dismissed the importance of endorsements, but said he felt very
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the view from chopper 10 was one thing. today-- we were able to fly drone 10 into the destruction from wednesday tornado in waverly. it's a medium perspective of sorts. the drone was able to fly closer to homes torn apart by the twister that took three lives. the cleanup effort-- which will take months-- is well underway-- and help is coming in from all directions. erin kelly will have more on that shortly. what they really need to get an upper hand on the process is a nice weekend. chief meteorologist don slater joins us with a look at what to expect. don? tonight, expect mainly clear skies and lighter winds, so as a result, temperatures will dip into the upper-20s. a chilly start will give way to a chilly afternoon on saturday. even though we'll have plenty of sunshine, highs will be stuck in the mid to upper- 40s. tonight, expect mainly
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winds, so as a result, temperatures will dip into the upper-20s. a chilly start will give way to a chilly afternoon on saturday. even though we'll have plenty of sunshine, highs will be stuck in the mid to upper- 40s. don't forget to take the wavy weather app with you to track the weekend temperatures hour by hour. another big fire in norfolk's ocean view neighborhood. in this case-- a woman lost her life. the two-story duplex caught fire around 2 a-m on kingston avenue. we're told a woman and two children jumped from a second story window. firefighters pulled an
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window-- but she didn't make it. they have not released her name yet. a couple living on the first story made it out okay with minor burns. 01:06:01 "i yelled to my husband that the house was on fire and we came running to the living room and we opened the door and then shut it back real quick 'cause the flames of course were right at the front door." the woman and child who jumped from the window went to the hospital. we're working to learn how they're doing. criminal charges are dropped against a navy petty officer - accused of stabbing a fellow sailor. petty officer 3rd class wilbur harwell was accused of attacking petty officer 2nd class justin powell with a knife in the barracks at portsmouth medical center in june of 2014. his attorney's tell us a psychologist found him to have a lack of mental responsiblity. there will be a hearing to determine if harwell should be released or should be confined becuase he is a danger. the newport news commonwealth's attorney ruled a officer-involved shooting death-- was
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police say they tried talking with kawanza beaty on july 4th- but he took off. during the chase-- officers said they could see the gun, and it fired three times-- hitting beaty in the head. those findings were released today-- and beaty's family is not satisfied. 09=35:35 "i don't care what nobody said. what no one said there is no reason to shot someone in the head, if he shot him in the chest he could have shot him in the heart it doesn't matter once you have the right to use deadly force you have the right to eliminate the threat" the beaty family filed a 10-million-dollar lawsuit against the city-- and they say they plan to go forward with it. we are following developments in two mass shootings-- the latest-- this afternoon in washington state. five people are dead in what police are describing as a "horrific" apparent murder-suicide. police received calls about four shots being fired at a home southeast of seattle. a man called 9-1-1 saying he shot and
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children. they say right when they got there-- the suspect killed himself. a 12-year-old girl was found at the home unharmed meantime-- authorities have identified the three people killed during a shooting at a kansas factory. 30-year-old renee benjamin, 44-year-old brian sadowsky, and 31-year-old josh higbee all died when when cedric ford opened fire. police say he randomly shot at people while driving and when he got to the excel industries plant on thursday evening. the hesston, kansas police chief shot and killed ford inside the plant. at least 14 people were wounded. much more ahead -- including a church shot up-- and it's not the first time it's happened. the tell tale sign that was found-- coming up. plus-- bad news from the tax man that you don't expect. more problems with a cyber attack-- bigger than once thought. see how many people may now be affected. and right after the break-- as cleanup efforts get underway in waverly-- you'll hear the
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back now with what will be a very long process in waverly-- so much to clean up after wednesday's deadly tornado. our crews have talked to a lot of people who told described what they were thinking, as the storm blew through the small town. 10 on your side's erin kelly has more on that-- and the recovery efforts. alechia jadwin - victim c0004 - 3538the house began to shake and i just hit the floor and begin to crawl back here behind the fireplace 3543 in a matter of seconds, the front of alechia jadwin's home -- was gone. along with it -- most of her stuff. alechia jadwin - victim c0004 - 3021 it's been a definite eyeopening experience. 3027 i mean, that was at the front of the house, and you know, just stuff scattered. the picture was on the wall. 3034 nats wood chopping across the street, volunteer crews have
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the tornado did to the landscape. c0037 - sound larry williams - volunteer 4958 we're just helping to clean up today and deliver wood to the people who need wood 5002 nats nailing tarps operation blessing has worked to secure the homes that could be saved. c0080 - raymond mcgregor - operation blessing - 4359 - there are a lot of homes that are salvageable and those are the ones we're trying to damage and help those residents get back in their homes. 4409 as for jadwin -- she's staying with her boyfriend's family for this, and just looking at that door, laying right where i was standing, knowing that that would have hit me in the face, it's like a dream almost 2638 erin standup close if you need a place to stay tonight, waverly baptist church is serving as a shelter. if you'd like to help the volunteer efforts, you can go to the fresh pride at 9 am over the next few days. in waverly, erin
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our coverage continues on wavy dot com-- with more pictures from drone 10 and chopper 10-- as well as way you can help the victims of the deadly storm. the cleanup continues in the western part of the state. one person died from a tornado that ripped through appomattox county. state police are making sure that onlookers stay away and there is clear access for emergency crews-- and for residents to salvage belongings. volunteers are also on scene to help out as well. and-- we're hearing from a couple who rode out the tornado in tappahannock wednesday. donna and paul richardson were huddled together in a closet-- when the storm came through. donna says if it weren't for her husband's quick thinking -- she wouldn't be alive today. donna richardson tappahannock resident 00-13 my husband heard the noise and he said get in the closet so we went in the closet anyone in there and i said what's that he said that is the roof coming off the upstairs next we started hearing nails popping and then the whole bottom of the downstairs disappeared
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husband jumped on top of me donna suffered a broken leg and a broken hip. essex county officials report at least ten homes were destroyed by the tornado. (anchors ad lib toss to don) tonight: mainly clear. cold. lows: upper-20s. winds: n 5-10 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. still cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light n to w. sunday: sunny skies. much warmer! highs: low-60s. winds: sw 10-15 mph. we have been enjoying a decent amount of sunshine through the afternoon, however, a northwest breeze kept temperatures in the upper-40s to low-50s. tonight, expect mainly clear skies and lighter winds, so as a result, temperatures will dip into the upper-20s. a chilly
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chilly afternoon on saturday. even though we'll have plenty of sunshine, highs will be stuck in the mid to upper- 40s. sunday will be in the pick of the weekend - mostly sunny with temperatures back in the low-60s! we will hold off on any shower chances until late next wednesday. wouldn't ya know - we could possibly see more storms next wednesday - i'm not saying we will see any severe weather right now, but we'll keep you updated! in the meantime, enjoy the weekend! tonight: mainly clear. cold. lows: upper-20s. winds: n 5-10 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. still cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light n to w. sunday: sunny skies. much warmer! highs: low-60s. winds: sw 10-15 mph. we have been enjoying a decent amount of sunshine through the afternoon, however, a northwest breeze kept temperatures in the upper-40s to low-50s. tonight, expect mainly clear skies and lighter winds, so as a result, temperatures will dip into the upper-20s. a chilly
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chilly afternoon on saturday. even though we'll have plenty of sunshine, highs will be stuck in the mid to upper- 40s. sunday will be in the pick of the weekend - mostly sunny with temperatures back in the low-60s! we will hold off on any shower chances until late next wednesday. wouldn't ya know - we could possibly see more storms next wednesday - i'm not saying we will see any severe weather right now, but we'll keep you updated! in the meantime, enjoy the weekend! tonight: mainly clear. cold. lows: upper-20s. winds: n 5-10 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. still cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light n to w. sunday: sunny skies. much warmer! highs: low-60s. winds: sw 10-15 mph. we have been enjoying a decent amount of sunshine through the afternoon, however, a northwest breeze kept temperatures in the
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clear skies and lighter winds, so as a result, temperatures will dip into the upper-20s. a chilly start will give way to a chilly afternoon on saturday. even though we'll have plenty of sunshine, highs will be stuck in the mid to upper- 40s. sunday will be in the pick of the weekend - mostly sunny with temperatures back in the low-60s! we will hold off on any shower chances until late next wednesday. wouldn't ya know - we could possibly see more storms next wednesday - i'm not saying we will see any severe weather right now, but we'll keep you updated! in the
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updated! in the meantime, enjoy the weekend! still ahead-- some new red flags being raised by the feds-- and here at about the latest dangerous bite by mosquitos. and later-- a stretch of beach in desperate need of a makeover-- gets the green light. i'm bruce rader and coming up in 25 minutes on the sportswrap, senior night at old dominion always met with mixed emotions and it will again tomorrow night, brian parsons will bring us that story. virginia and north carolina meet in a acc showdown in charlotsville tomorrow. high school basketball playoff scores and a visit with the heritage high team, and the latest on the redskins
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mosquitos will soon be flying through the air again. that's why governor mcauliffe has created a task force to combat the mosquito-bourne zika virus. the group will be responsible for coordinating with communities on mosquito surveillance and control programs.
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announced that 9 pregnant women in the u-s are infected with zika. two of those pregnancies ended in miscarriage. two were aborted. one baby was born with severe brain abnormalities. the others were healthy. all of the women had traveled to countries where zika is spreading. we have a booster seat recall to tell you about. it involves evenflo's transitions 3-in-1 combination booster seats. children can access the harness adjuster button and loosen the harness. if you didn't register your booster seat --- you can get a free kit to fix it online. we posted the link on wavy dot com. next at 10-- bullets fly into a local church. see why it's not the first time its happened there-- and workers thing its totally random. and-- some serious concerns for every taxpayer. the i-r-s is worried: a
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tonight: mainly clear. cold. lows: upper-20s. winds: n 5-10 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. still cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light n to w. sunday: sunny skies. much warmer! highs: low-60s. winds: sw 10-15 mph. we have been enjoying a decent amount of sunshine through the afternoon, however, a northwest breeze kept temperatures in the upper-40s to low-50s. tonight: mainly clear.
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winds: n 5-10 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. still cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light n to w. sunday: sunny skies. much warmer! highs: low-60s. winds: sw 10-15 mph. we have been enjoying a decent amount of sunshine through the afternoon, however, a northwest breeze kept temperatures in the upper-40s to low-50s. tonight: mainly clear. cold. lows: upper-20s. winds: n 5-10 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. still cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light n to w. sunday: sunny skies. much warmer! highs: low-60s. winds: sw 10-15 mph. we have been enjoying a decent amount of sunshine through the afternoon, however, a northwest breeze kept temperatures in the
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upper-40s to low-50s. all of don's information is available in one place anytime-- on the weather page of wavy dot com. police are looking for the person who fired a gun into a newport news church. at least two bullets went through windows at st. paul ame church on chestnut avenue. police say they even found what they think is a 9 millimeter bullet on the floor in the pastor's office. at some point between last wednesday night and friday morning someone fired a gun near the
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church members say they don't believe they were targeted. instead-- they think their building was simply caught in the crossfire of something going on outside their doors. tommie farley, st. paul ame church we feel as its just one of those unfortunate situations that are occurring throughout the country. throughout the cities in the hampton roads area and its unfortunate but we're going to persevere and get through it. no one was at the church during the shooting. this isn't the first time the church has dealt with damage from bullets. in 2013, a window of a church van was shattered. in hampton, four people face charges for a burglary and chase. police arrested domenico greene, ryan taybron, zaquone scott, and a juvenile. they say the group broke into a home on winchester drive today-- and stole electronics. officers say they tried to run, but they managed to stop everyone. taybron is a familiar name to police. he was accused in a shooting in newport news, last year. prosecutors also set aside charges against him for a deadly shooting in hampton.
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news tonight or tomorrow night-- watch what you drink. police will be looking for drunk drivers. they're out right now-- and will continue through the night. police will be also be out next weekend. new tonight-- a federal drug investigation underway at a landscaping business in chesapeake. marlon daye faces felony charges-- after the feds say he used his business-- precision landscapes-- as a front for selling herion and cocaine. court papers say that investigators believed the drug deals were going on between 2008 up until this month. daye will be back in court next week. portsmouth city councilman danny meeks is fighting back against a 15-hundred fine levied against him by four city council members. in letters obtained by 10 on your side four councilmembers levied the fine without calling those that might oppose it. mayor kenny wright writes the letter, but nowhere does it state what meeks said-- that violated the new council policy. meeks thinks its for his publically disclosing the region's trash
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rebuttal letter meeks writes, "i did not share with the reporter our deliberations in closed session." but the mayor told andy fox tonight that meeks shared specific information about pricing and a potential deal on trash collection to a reporter. hundreds gathered in new york city today, to commemorate the victims of the first world trade center bombing in 19-93. the september 11th memorial and museum held the ceremony-- on the 23rd anniversary of the terrorist attack. family members and servicemen laid roses on the panel, as they honored the victims of the attack. on february 26th, 19-93, a truck bomb exploded below the trade center's north tower killing six people-- and injuring more than a thousand. the cyberattack that hit the i-r-s is apparently bigger than everyone thought-- including the feds themselves. a new government review found hackers potentially accessed over 720- thousand taxpayer data starting in february 2015.
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more than initially reported. the i-r-s first reported the attack in may 2015 and claimed the attackers hit about 100-thousand accounts. the agency says it will mail affected taxpayers beginning monday about the hack. some good news for the beach along ocean view. the army corps of engineers has given a proceed. a new sand berm will protect seven miles of ocean view. that big coastal storm in october washed out a good bit of the dunes. the agency couldn't say when the work will start, but it expects the project to be complete by next spring. next at 10-- who doesn't love a deal? penney's is having a sale that will be going on for a while. check out the discounts-- next. and remember-- we're on your side with the latest news and weather early tomorrow morning. join lex gray and deitra tate from 6 to 8 tomorrow morning-- for
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gas prices continue to drift in the down direction. that's good news if you're headed out of town for the weekend. check out the latest prices: the national average for gas is 1-73 a gallon. that's steady. the statewide price is also holding at 1-53. here in hampton roads-- it's down four 4 cents from last friday-- now 1-49. check the wavy dot com gas tracker-- we found prices as low as 1-36 at some stations. j-c penney is living up to its name with its newest campaign. the chain says it will start offering some items for just a penny. the "penney days" promotion starts sunday... and will offer customers an arizona-branded item, at buy one-get one for a penny. the campaign will run through the year-- with hopes that it will build up penney's run of bad sales numbers. macy's is changing its coupon policy. the retailer will no longer accept coupons for clearance
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coupons would still apply to full-price and sale items. a macy's spokesperson said clearance items will still be deeply discounted. but now discounts will be reflected in the final price, instead of occurring at the register. the change is an effort to make the shopping experience easier for customers. the redskins quarterback situation takes yet another turn. the heritage high school basketball team has a state title on its mind. and old dominion gets ready to say goodbye to a pair of its most beloved
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is next. (phone ringing) you can't deal with something, by ignoring it. but that's how some presidential candidates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it. so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise)
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do not delete these supers!!! senior night, always a college basketball teams--as players and their families are honored, and the fans say goodbye. i'm bruce rader, welcome to the sportswrap live on this friday night. as we approach the final days of the college
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nights are always special. brian parsons joins us from norfolk tonight with that story. -it's never easy to say goodbye....tomorrow at the ted constant center, senior night when old dominion plays its regular season home finale.... martin shaw, nick biberye, aaron bacote and trey freeman playing in their final home game. it's an emotional day, it's a big day for all of us, especially for those four low point of a 5 win season, to a high point of playing in the nit final four "i'm appreciative for everything up to this point, the 5-25 year, it humbled me, broke me down so i could build myself back up." i think you've got to give him an awful lot of credit for being a good leader in his last three years. trey freeman transferred to old dominion from campbell, and in his two nation and a top

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